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This would be one possible method to avoid slippage problems with any strings if you have a 6 hole tie block. This kind of string beads heave also other advantages:
- the edges of the tie block are protected against strings cutting in, which is especially a problem with carbon strings, and especially carbon e-1, if you don't have a bone plate or at least bone edges.
- Also the string holes are protected better.
- the breaking angle of the strings is more even across the strings and always the same, when you change strings.
The guitar I have made the string beads for has (as nice as it looks, nonsensically) quite soft edges of the tie block.
On the first pic you can see also an additional protection of the portion of the top directly behind the bridge, in case something should happen. This is simply a piece of iPhone screen foil. It doesn't have any adhesive and sticks just like that to the varnish, if you rub it shiny before putting it on. It can be removed without slightest trace and still protects the top against some of the possible mishaps.
If you have a 12 hole tie block, of course no string beads are needed.
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